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Yaya Centre

Yaya Centre (Argwings Kodhek Road, Nairobi) – with over 80 stores, this is one of Nairobi’s first malls (opened in the late 1980s). A variety of stores (mainly local and regional) are found here (with many goods made in China), along with various eateries and other amenities.

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The Village Market

The Village Market (Limuri Road, Gigiri district, Nairobi) – in existence since 1995, this shopping center (located in the upscale surburb of Gigiri) has over 150 retailers. This complex, which resembles an open air African market (including backdrops like waterfalls, rivers, plants and gardens), is better-known for the upscale food shopping that’s provided here (in […]

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Sarit Centre

Sarit Centre (Lower Kabete Road, Westlands) – this is reputed to be Nairobi’s first shopping mall (opening in 1983). It’s currently a six-level shopping center with 70 mostly local & regional stores (along with a Woolworth’s), a Fox Cineplex, and other amenities.

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Galleria Mall

Galleria Mall (Langata Road, Nairobi) – this shopping center has various local and regional retailers, along with a food court (including a KFC eatery), services (such as banks and cell phone providers), and children’s play areas. Like other malls, this one holds a variety of promotional events & concerts as well.

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City Mall Nyali

City Mall Nyali (near Guptas Complex, Nyali, Malindi Road, Mombasa) – once known as The Nyali Mall, this is Mombasa’s first modern shopping center. Over 62 retailers are located here (including some international ones like Woolworth’s, Converse, and Levi’s), along with various mall amenities (food courts, entertainment, etc.).

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Capital Center

Capital Centre (Mombasa Road, Nairobi) – this is one of Nairobi’s major shopping malls. Over 60 retailers are found here (mostly local & regional stores). Services offered at the shopping mall include a mega-Uchumi supermarket, pharmacy, forex bureau, jewellery, perfumes, cosmetics, household appliances, home decor, computer hardware, optical centre, beauty salon, cinemas, casino, pubs, courier […]